THINGS TO DO
Get ready to explore Abingdon, you won’t be disappointed! Whether you fancy soaking in the history, a peaceful day out on the river or enjoying one of Abingdon’s family friendly activities – there’s plenty on offer.
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  • Abingdon Through the Ages - Magical Mystery Tour  1.   Start. Under the arch of St Nicholas Church.  Can you spot the funny Gargoyles and where the original roof of the river was? 2.   Find the Cannonball in the… Read more
  • Abbey Meadows Splash Park All day fun on a summer's day with Abingdon's family water park Families love the Abbey Meadow Water Park which provides a safe environment for youngsters to enjoy water fun… Read more
  • Abbey Gardens and Abbey Meadows The Abbey Gardens are a charming stroll with flat, easy paths and wide gates. Amongst the planted flower displays can be found Victoria's statue and the ruins which have fooled many… Read more
  • Heart of Abingdon Trail Five historical interpretation boards have been designed along a short circular route starting in East St Helen Street, to St Helen’s church, the Almshouses, a board covering the Thames and… Read more
  • Abbey Meadows Play Park This exciting play area has undergone a fabulous refurbishment and is ready for children to explore and play to their hearts content. Complete with a Grand Abbey climbing area, 'Abingdon… Read more
  • Oxford to Abingdon along the Thames Tow Path. Abingdon to Oxford along the Thames Tow Path. Kevin Thomson, Walk.About.Abingdon “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply… Read more
  • The Lost Abbey Trail Tucked by the River Thames, the Abbey Gardens and Abbey Meadows are a beautiful and relaxing space available to all. Feed the ducks, stroll through the meadows or enjoy the… Read more
  • St Helens Church Welcome to St Helen's, Abingdon-on-ThamesThis is a building that has been steadily evolving for over a thousand years. Each generation has made its mark on it in ways that reflect… Read more
  • Oxfordshire Narrow Boat Hire Oxfordshire Narrowboats is proudly independent. We offer a real voice at the end of the phone to help you choose the right boat and location for your valuable escape from… Read more
  • Abingdon Bridge Marine Ideally situated on the picturesque Thames, the perfect point to take to the water and enjoy the river views. Whether you fancy a relaxing trip through stunney scenery on our boat… Read more
  • Walk About Abingdon Walk.About.Abingdon is a guided tour around the centre of historic Abingdon-on-Thames. The tour - 150 million years of history in around 90 minutes - takes in some of Britain’s most beautiful countryside and historic… Read more
  • The Abingdon Waterways Walk Combine history with a lot of walking, the Abingdon Waterways Walk makes a great day out. The 8 mile circular walk passing through the heart of medieval town centre, through… Read more
  • Stonehill Riding School Established for 40 years, we are an easy access riding school with nice hourly hackouts that lead into the countryside. Read more
  • Standlake Equestrian Centre & Ranch We are situated on the edge of the Cotswolds 15 miles west of Oxford and 4.5 miles South of Witney. We offer: A large house overlooking a lake for Residential… Read more
  • WI Cookery School The WI Cookery School is a modern purpose built area. We offer a full range of inspiring hands on classes for all ages and abilities. Read more
  • White Horse Leisure & Tennis Centre Sports facility that offers outdoor and indoor tennis courts, swimming pool, squash, badminton and sauna. Read more
  • White Cottage Beauty Set in the beautiful grounds of Milton Hill House near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, we offer a range of relaxing and uplifting treatments suitable for both men and women. Whether it's to… Read more
  • Snakes and Ladders Bursting with indoor play activities, Snakes and Ladders is fun for children of all ages and is so much more than just soft play. Children can explore the huge playframe,… Read more
  • Results Health Club We all have different reasons why we need to exercise and why we chose the gyms we are in!! Come and try The new look Results out for Free so… Read more
  • Radley Lakes Radley Lakes is an area of former gravel workings. Now lakes, the area is popular with walkers, cyclists, birdwatchers, photographers and others. Read more
  • Pendon Model Railway Museum Highly realistic models recall landscapes of the period and trains provide a fascinating record of the railways of the time and how they operated. Read more
  • Millets Farm Centre We have an extensive range of facilities including a farm shop, garden centre, cafe, craft gallery and restaurants. For the children we have a farm zoo, wood and playarea. Also,… Read more
  • Loose Cannon Brewery Loose Cannon Brewery started trading in July 2010. Will had been working toward this date from 2008 spending his time wisely developing beer recipes, the best equipment and methods to… Read more
  • Little Wittenham Nature Reserve The reserve is a mix of woodland and grassland with two large ponds. This wildlife haven is already a drw for visitors from across the region. Read more
  • Laser Gaming Oxford We are Oxfordshire’s premier birthday party provider for outdoor adventure activities, Battlefield LIVE Oxford, outdoor lasertag and lasergaming parties for kids and adults. We have been providing Outdoor Adventure Laser… Read more
  • Blewbury Riding & Training Centre Ltd We cater for children from 4 yr old to adults of any age, complete beginners to experienced riders wanting to keep their hand in.     Read more
  • High Ropes High Ropes Oxford is Oxfordshire’s New and First, Tree-Top High Ropes adventure, with Rope Bridges, Tarzan Swings, Zip Slides, set high in the trees in our 50 acre woodland, Culham… Read more
  • Frilford Heath Golf Club Located within 500 acres of glorious Heathland and one of the best venues in South of England. Read more
  • Drayton Park Golf Club 18 hole course with five lakes, streams, tree plantations and American style sand based greens. Also a 9 hole mini course. Read more
  • Bothy Vineyard The Bothy Vineyard produces the highest quality wines from grapes cultivated in as environmentally friendly way as possible. The season for tours is from May through till September, call to… Read more
  • Abingdon Museum The beautiful building of The County Hall has dominated the market place of Abingdon since the late 17th century. This is now the home of Abingdon County Hall Museum with… Read more
  • Abingdon Adventure Trail Are you looking for something fun to do with the kids? Then why not explore Abingdon on this self-guided Treasure Hunt Themed Treasure Trail. Just download, print and off you… Read more
  • Abbey Meadows and Gardens Walk through beautiful gardens where you can find the remains of the Medieval Abbey. Continue into Abbey Meadows where you can find an otdoor pool, childrens splash area, children play… Read more
  • Abbey Buildings The beautiful, now restored medieval buildings of the Abbey building are split into 3 sections. The Unicon Theatre - Used as a small Theatre, which is open to the public… Read more